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Professor Armando Apan

Professor Armando Apan
Name Armando Apan
Position Professor (Geographic Systems)
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Office Z451
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1386
Extension 1386
Qualifications BSc Phillipines , MSc Asian IT , PhD Monash
Languages Tagalog (non accredited translator)
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Environmental Science and Management ( 050200 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )
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Research interests
Remote sensing and GIS to observe terrestrial ecosystems and their responses to environmental / climate change
Detection and mapping of crop / vegetation stress using hyperspectral and multispectral imagery
Vegetation and habitat mapping; biodiversity assessment using geospatial technologies
Flood mapping and monitoring
Land use/cover change analysis using GIS and imagery
Crop area, stress and yield mapping

Professional memberships
Fellow, Surveying and Spatial Science Institute (Australia)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment (ILSE)
  • Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems (CSAS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
GIS3405 Remote Sensing and Image Processing
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems
GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling
ENG4111 / 2 Research Project
GIS3404 Geographic Data Visualisation

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
22 Years

Publications in ePrints

Dayal, Kavina S. and Deo, Ravinesh C.ORCID: and Apan, Armando A.ORCID: (2021) Intelligent data analytics for time series, trend analysis and drought indices comparison. In: Intelligent data analytics for decision-support systems in hazard mitigation: theory and practice of hazard mitigation. Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Springer, Singapore, pp. 151-169. ISBN 978-981-15-5771-2

Pant, Ganesh ORCID: and Maraseni, Tek and Apan, ArmandoORCID: and Allen, Benjamin L.ORCID: (2020) Climate change vulnerability of Asia’s most iconic megaherbivore: greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis). Global Ecology and Conservation, 23:e01180. pp. 1-14.

Dayal, Kavina S. and Deo, Ravinesh C.ORCID: and Apan, Armando A.ORCID: (2020) Development of copula statistical drought prediction model using the Standardized Precipitation-Evapotranspiration Index. In: Handbook of probabilistic models. Elsevier (Butterworth-Heinemann), Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 141-178. ISBN 978-0-12-816514-0

Phung, Hoang-Phi and Lam-Dao, Nguyen and Nguyen-Huy, ThongORCID: and Le-Toan, Thuy and Apan, Armando A.ORCID: (2020) Monitoring rice growth status in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam using multitemporal Sentinel-1 data. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 14 (1):014518. 014518-1.

Haerani, Haerani and Apan, ArmandoORCID: and Basnet, Badri (2020) The climate-induced alteration of future geographic distribution of aflatoxin in peanut crops and its adaptation options. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 25 (6). pp. 1149-1175. ISSN 1381-2386

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )